Death, taxes, and the yearly (April) Festool price increase are all certainties against which one could make book. It is really inconceivable to think of any reason for a price increase, aside from the obvious, Festool feels there is enough elasticity in pricing for their products, as well as demand that they can get away with the yearly price increase.
I have some Festool tools, enjoy them, use them and come to FOG to learn how to better use them. Even though there are a few Festool tools offered that I don't have and that I might like to have, my days of buying more Festool tools are over. If anything, given the world-wide scope of trade agreements, exchange rates, available markets, discretionary money availability, Festool should be lowering prices in the USA, not raising them.
DrD - content with what I have